Michigan Lottery: More than $24 Billion to Support Public Education Since 1972
December 24, 2020
Every time you play the lottery, it's a win for Michigan. Every Lottery purchase benefits K-12 education, gives a lift to local businesses, and supports companies that employ Michigan residents.
About 97 cents of every dollar spent on Lottery tickets is returned to the state in the form of contributions to the state School Aid Fund, prizes to players, and commissions to vendors and retailers. For every $1 spent on Lottery tickets, 27 cents goes to the state's School Aid Fund, 61 cents goes to prizes for players, and 9 cents goes to retailer and vendor commissions.
Since it began in 1972,...